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“Activity Space” in Chiang Mai Gets Going | Makers & Doers report #1

Sahrah Boeck is a doer. "I'll just do it, with or without your help. I've always just done it that way," she said, smiling, but matter-of-factly. She was talking about painting the entire interior of her house and fixing doors, roofs and garden walls in ten days, but she might as well have been talking about any other project she was taking on simultaneously. Brainergy Schoolhouse, a.k.a. … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of the Orangutans

I've realized many things in the seven months since we've left America and took to the life on the road. This blog has been pretty focused on telling you about what these learnings and realizations have been; but what are we doing, day to day? How are we doing what we do? I've had hard time answering these questions, as well as knowing exactly what is being asked by them. Then, it occurred to … [Read more...]

ONE TO ONE, ONE AT A TIME

As November comes to close, we will have been on the road for seven months. Our self-appointed residencies in Sikkim and in Nepal now behind us, our touring-Asia-with-dialogue project has hit a milestone of sort. In these two-step-forward, one-step-back processes of moving around, figuring out as we go what we do, and what we share, we've become more aware and clear about what we are doing. The … [Read more...]

We are afraid of failures—lessons learned on fear, permissions, and creativity

We were standing around, waiting for the divine intervention. Or, someone to show up with a brilliant idea. Our event, Modern Sikkim, had just happened the day before, and we had worked hard to prepare for it. No one knew exactly how we'd do this next step. And there were some problems. The conversation had generated some interesting visuals and stories. Things we wanted to share with the … [Read more...]